August 1, 2016
Food supply chain probe to track fatal E.coli
By Michelle Perrett, 20-Jul-2016
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is investigating the food supply chain – including food manufacturers – to track down the source of the latest fatal E.coli outbreak.
April 15, 2016
Simple paper test could better detect food pathogens
By Will Chu, 14-Apr-2016
A simple, paper-based test could help detect food pathogens before they reach supermarket shelves and restaurants, say Korean researchers.
January 24, 2016
Seven sick from Listeria in Canada
By Joe Whitworth+, 21-Jan-2016
Canada is investigating seven cases of Listeria monocytogenes with a link to pre-packaged leafy greens, salad blends and kits.
December 14, 2015
Waitrose recalls mint sauce that may contain glass
By Alice Foster,
Waitrose has been forced to recall jars of mint sauce that may contain shards of glass, as a number of supermarkets were hit by recalls this week.
November 26, 2015
Turkey boss sets out goal on campylobacter
Bernard Matthews group technical director Jeremy Hall has set out his mission to make poultry the meat of choice over the next 10 years by preventing campylobacter food poisoning.
September 8, 2015
E.coli sickens 38 people with link to salad
By Joe Whitworth, 08-Sep-2015
E.coli linked to prepacked salads has sickened 38 people in the UK, according to Public Health England (PHE).
August 10, 2015
With the arrival of The Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 7, food processors & manufacturers now need to include Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessments in their Food Safety Management System.
The new requirements for a vulnerability assessment is de...
August 8, 2015
More than 300,000 households in Lancashire have been told to boil drinking water after contamination with a microbial parasite.
Routine tests by United Utilities found traces of cryptosporidium at Franklaw water...
August 7, 2015
The article below details research into new technology to detect metal contaminants in food.
SQUIDs: The future of food inspection?
Picture: Toyohashi University Of Technology. SQUID-based contaminant detection system
SQUIDs: The future of food inspection? By Joe Whitw...
July 30, 2015